Pyomyoma after uterine artery embolization.

  title={Pyomyoma after uterine artery embolization.},
  author={Marcy L Rosen and Matthew L Anderson and Shannon M Hawkins},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={121 2 Pt 2 Suppl 1},
BACKGROUND Pyomyoma (suppurative leiomyoma of the uterus) is a rare condition resulting from infarction and infection of a leiomyoma. It can lead to sepsis and death unless treated with antibiotics and aggressive surgical intervention. CASE A 47-year-old multigravid woman with symptomatic uterine leiomyomas presented with fever, pelvic pain, and leukocytosis after uncomplicated uterine artery embolization. Pyomyoma was suspected after computed tomography scan demonstrated an enlarged… CONTINUE READING
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